Pound Dollar Exchange Rate (GBP USD) - Historical Chart

Interactive historical chart showing the daily British Pound - U.S. Dollar (GBPUSD) exchange rate back to 1971.

GBP USD - Historical Annual Data
Year Average
Closing Price
Year Open Year High Year Low Year Close Annual
% Change
2018 1.34 1.35 1.43 1.25 1.26 -6.92%
2017 1.29 1.23 1.36 1.20 1.35 9.51%
2016 1.35 1.47 1.49 1.21 1.23 -16.05%
2015 1.53 1.54 1.59 1.46 1.47 -5.77%
2014 1.65 1.64 1.72 1.55 1.56 -6.02%
2013 1.56 1.63 1.66 1.48 1.66 1.84%
2012 1.59 1.57 1.63 1.53 1.63 5.16%
2011 1.60 1.55 1.67 1.54 1.55 0.65%
2010 1.55 1.61 1.64 1.43 1.54 -4.94%
2009 1.57 1.45 1.70 1.37 1.62 10.96%
2008 1.85 1.98 2.03 1.44 1.46 -26.26%
2007 2.00 1.97 2.11 1.92 1.98 1.02%
2006 1.84 1.74 1.98 1.73 1.96 13.95%
2005 1.82 1.91 1.93 1.71 1.72 -10.42%
2004 1.83 1.79 1.95 1.75 1.92 7.87%
2003 1.63 1.60 1.78 1.55 1.78 10.56%
2002 1.50 1.45 1.61 1.41 1.61 11.03%
2001 1.44 1.50 1.50 1.37 1.45 -3.33%
2000 1.52 1.63 1.65 1.40 1.50 -7.41%
1999 1.62 1.66 1.68 1.55 1.62 -2.41%
1998 1.66 1.64 1.72 1.61 1.66 1.22%
1997 1.64 1.69 1.70 1.58 1.64 -4.09%
1996 1.56 1.56 1.71 1.49 1.71 10.32%
1995 1.58 1.56 1.64 1.53 1.55 -1.27%
1994 1.53 1.48 1.64 1.46 1.57 6.08%
1993 1.50 1.50 1.59 1.42 1.48 -1.99%
1992 1.77 1.87 2.00 1.51 1.51 -19.25%
1991 1.77 1.94 2.00 1.60 1.87 -3.11%
1990 1.78 1.61 1.98 1.59 1.93 19.88%
1989 1.64 1.82 1.82 1.51 1.61 -11.05%
1988 1.78 1.88 1.91 1.66 1.81 -4.23%
1987 1.64 1.49 1.89 1.47 1.89 27.70%
1986 1.47 1.45 1.56 1.38 1.48 2.07%
1985 1.30 1.15 1.49 1.05 1.45 25.00%
1984 1.34 1.43 1.49 1.16 1.16 -20.00%
1983 1.52 1.62 1.62 1.42 1.45 -10.49%
1982 1.75 1.93 1.93 1.59 1.62 -15.63%
1981 2.02 2.38 2.43 1.77 1.92 -19.67%
1980 2.33 2.24 2.45 2.14 2.39 7.66%
1979 2.12 2.03 2.33 1.98 2.22 8.82%
1978 1.92 1.96 2.10 1.81 2.04 6.25%
1977 1.75 1.70 1.92 1.70 1.92 12.94%
1976 1.80 2.02 2.03 1.57 1.70 -15.84%
1975 2.22 2.33 2.43 2.02 2.02 -14.04%
1974 2.34 2.30 2.44 2.17 2.35 1.29%
1973 2.45 2.35 2.58 2.31 2.32 -1.28%
1972 2.50 2.55 2.64 2.33 2.35 -7.84%